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TurkmenEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Khitan Khita(n), probably via Uyghur.[1] Cognate with Russian Кита́й(Kitáj) and English Cathay.

Proper nounEdit

Hytaý

  1. China

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sinor, D. (1998) "The Kitan and the Kara Kitay" in History of Civilizations of Central Asia, Vol. IV, Pt. I, UNESCO, p. 241.